The Senior Web Developer is responsible for planning, designing, coding, documenting, testing and maintaining custom web applications that support Brown's faculty, staff, and students. In this role, the incumbent must facilitate productive relationships with a diverse constituency. As a member of Brownâ™s developer community, the senior web developer assists in establishing and promoting common development methodologies and tools to ensure all local systems integrate with the broader campus IT infrastructure.Â The senior web developer collaborates with the team to promote standardization and efficiencies across the division and to maintain a secure and reliable computing environment aligned with CIS established standards and industry best practices.
Bachelorâ™s degree preferred
2 - 3 years of related technical experience
Demonstrated proficiency in developing and maintaining database-driven web applications
Experience with Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Experience with PHP preferred
Experience with application development frameworks (Laravel strongly preferred)
Proficiency with version control methodologies using Git (Gitflow strongly preferred)
Experience with package/dependency management tools (i.e. Composer, npm, etc.)
Significant experience with containerization technologies (i.e. Docker)
Familiarity with continuous integration platforms (Jenkins, CircleCI, etc)
Experience with team collaboration tools such as JIRA/Slack
Working knowledge of various relational database management systems; MySQL strongly preferred
Experience with non-traditional database systems, including MongoDB, Redis, etc. is strongly preferred
Ability to understand non-technical usersâ™ requirements in an academic environment, and to generate user-friendly solutions quickly within the context of departmental initiatives and division goalsAbility to work both independently and as a team member in a complex environment with competing demands Strong communications skills and the ability to collaborate with non-technical users throughout all phases of project design and implementation.
Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment
Successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification is required.
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Senior Web Developer
Office of Chief Digital Officer & CIO
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Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ163299
About Brown University
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.